• Hamburg to host National Cycling Congress

    Hamburg is gearing up to host the 2021 National Cycling Congress next April with the German Ministry of Transport and Digital Infrastructure. International experts specializing in planning, representatives of science, business, politics, clubs and associations are expected at the congress to discuss...

  • EU sustainable heat project to launch in Hamburg

    HAW Hamburg taking part in EU project - natural gas blended with hydrogen to reduce emissions
  • Renewable energies sector calls for greater climate protection

    Survey of sector comes in wake of corona pandemic
  • Hamburger Hochbahn expands low-emission fleet

    Thirty vehicles to be added in 2020 - tenders for hydrogen buses in preparation
  • Stadtreinigung Hamburg goes electric

    Stadtreinigung Hamburg (SRH) has launched tests of a fully electric digger at its recycling yard in Liebigstraße. The prototype by Atlas GmbH weighs 21 tonnes and is the first battery-powered, zero-emission digger. The purchase was sponsored by the German Ministry of Transport and Digital...

  • HEAT enters next test phase in HafenCity

    The Hamburg Electric Autonomous Transportation (HEAT) research and development project has entered the second phase with tests of the five-metre-long, zero-emission e-bus at speeds of up to 25 km/h. Passengers will be allowed on board from late summer unlike the first phase when only a vehicle...

  • Container Terminal Altenwerder recertified as climate-neutral

    The Hamburger Hafen und Logistik AG (HHLA) Container Terminal Altenwerder has significantly reduced its climate-damaging carbon emissions, a press release said Wednesday (June 24, 2020). TÜV Nord has reconfirmed its climate neutrality rating making CTA the world's only container terminal of this...

  • Europa 2 cruise ship certified for use of onshore power

    Hapag-Lloyd's cruise ship Europa 2 can avail of the onshore power plant operated by the Hamburg Port Authority (HPA) at the Cruise Centre Altona and get emission-free power on-board, a press release said Tuesday (June 23, 2020). The service provider DNV GL certified the ship for regular use of...

  • Hydrogen as an energy carrier of the future

    North Germany is setting the course for hydrogen to become an energy carrier of the future after the states of Hamburg, Schleswig-Holstein, Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania, Lower Saxony and Bremen agreed last autumn to establish it as a pillar of the energy transition. The strategy hinges on...

  • Focus on climate protection remains despite pandemic

    Climate protection among key social issues; study on acceptance of renewable energies finds